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Exclamation [Flash Counter Reset][AT&T, Rogers, Telus, Bell] Reset your flash counter

First of all, big thanks to mastibeta for testing and confirming that it works.

Disclaimer
This is a dangerous method and could potentially brick your phone. The CWM update makes it a bit more foolproof, but if something fails, it is not my responsibility!

AT&T i717, Rogers i717R, Telus i717D & Bell i717M ONLY! (according to jpeg42, it also works with the ics leak)

Description
This resets the flash counter (kernel/recovery/... flashed through Odin) back to stock.

How to use
Download the zip file. Its an update-zip for cwm.
Put it on your sdcard, boot into recovery and flash it.

Fun Fact
- Samsung knows how many kernels/recoveries you've flashed through odin.
- The single counters are up to 255, so theoretically you can "reset" by flashing 256 of each (Samsung will still know you flashed something)
- Samsung knows what was the last thing you've flashed
- Flashing System is not counted.

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Dagr8, Ciku, bigbiff, lpsi2000 - for providing the data to figure this out
Tearrek, loftydan - for rogers data
Jckpsa - for telus data
MrJoran - for bell data
mastibeta - for testing the first version it

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My count is 38 already... Will try this later today.

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Now we need someone with 0 counter to post his rogers block if you have a rogers with 0 counter pm me I will guide you to the process .
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Was a scary 10 seconds, but it definitely works. Need to get this man a Gnote.
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Quote:
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Was a scary 10 seconds, but it definitely works. Need to get this man a Gnote.
^^

it was like the longest time in my life waiting for the reply
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Was a scary 10 seconds, but it definitely works. Need to get this man a Gnote.
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if yuou can take a screenshot for all them non believers .
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So we can apply this .zip file through CWM as many times as we want to get the counter reset, is this correct?




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Not sure how i would go about getting a screen capture in download mode, via adb perhaps?
 
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BRAVO... downloading this bad boy now.
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